When your shipping certain products, machinery, and equipment, it becomes necessary to use custom crating in order to protect your shipment from damage. Knowing when to use custom crating, and when to use standard packaging for your shipment can be slightly elusive. Here are a few tips to help you decide whether it’s time to contact a custom crate builder nearby.
The shortage of truck drivers continues to become worse, as nearly every employer in the freight hauling industry scrambles to recruit new drivers from previously under-recruited demographics such as Millennials and women drivers. The federal government is even working to introduce and pass legislation that would allow drivers under the age of 21, which is the age requirement for truckers crossing state lines, to 18 years old. With a turnover rate of over 100% throughout the past several years, many are left asking, “where have all the truckers gone?” The answer, not surprisingly, is that countless workers are turning their sights towards the warehouse sector for employment.
If you’re a truck driver then you’re aware that you have several options when obtaining a new truck driving job. The type of route you drive will most likely be the main deciding factor on which driving job you take. Here are a few considerations that will help those of you who are on the fence as to what is the best type of route for you and if you should take a dedicated truck driving position. As a dedicated driver, you’ll have predetermined, regular routes. You are assigned or dedicated to one account/company that you drive and will usually deliver to multiple locations for that account.
When you need to move industrial machinery, finding the right transportation can be a challenge, especially if this will be your first time hiring a transportation company. If you’ve just recently purchased industrial machinery, plan on doing so, or need to relocate your industrial manufacturing operation to a new location, there are a few helpful pointers that can help ensure that your machinery is transported, delivered, and placed with care, precision, and safety that we’d like to share with you.